Deborah Silveria, Ph. D. presents SUICIDE: Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention—Skills and Resources to Stop the Pain, an informative and practical course covering the demographics of suicide, including behaviors, tools for suicide risk assessment, and theories and standards for treatment. Within the course, participants learn coping strategies to reduce the emotional impact of working with suicidal clients to prevent vicarious trauma and will learn strategies to minimize the risk of lawsuits and provide for safety planning. Finally, Dr. Silveria discusses suicidal behaviors from a multi-cultural lens to provide culturally sensitive interventions to suicidal patients.
By completing this course with videos and accompanying activities and materials, participants will be able to:
- Recall at least one part of the demographics of suicide.
- Identify warning signs for suicide and tools for suicide risk assessment.
- Compare at least two major theories of suicide and identify treatments for suicide that the meet the standard of care.
- Explain suicidal behaviors from a multi-cultural lens to provide culturally sensitive interventions to suicidal patients.
- Identify at least two coping strategies to reduce the emotional impact of working with suicidal clients to prevent vicarious trauma.
- Apply at least two strategies to minimize risk of lawsuits/safety planning.
- Recall at least one resource for practitioners and suicidal clients.
- Identify at least one effective telehealth strategy when working with suicidal clients.
Any mental health provider.
TRAINING LEVEL: Beginning level
Appropriate for all mental health professionals.
This course is a 6 CE course. It is the participant’s responsibility to check with their individual state boards to verify CE requirements for their state.
Continuing Education Credit is approved for 6 CEs through CE-Classes.com. See the information below for professional approvals.
CE-Classes.com is approved by:
The American Psychological Association (APA). CE-Classes.com is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE-Classes.com maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
This course is NOT available for NBCC credit.
This training does not offer ASWB ACE credit to social workers.
Florida Certification Board
The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #852 BAP. Expires 3/31/2023.
The California Board of Behavioral Sciences. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences, BBS, recognizes relevant course work/training that has been approved by nationally recognized certifying bodies, such as APA, to satisfy renewal requirements.
California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Provider Number OS-12-147-0223. Expires 02-2023
The Texas Board of Social Work Examiners – CE-Classes.com meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
The Texas Board of Professional Counselors – CE-Classes.com meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
Massachusetts Authorization Number: (TBD)
Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board – Provider # RCST031201
New York Social Work Board – CE-Classes.com is recognized by the New York State Education
Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of
continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0120.
The Florida Board of Nursing (CE Provider #: 50-4896) Expires 10/31/2022 Do not send certificates to the Florida Board of Nursing. You must keep this certificate for 4 years.
The California Board of Registered Nursing. CEP 15647 Expires 11/30/2022.
Certificates are awarded online after completion of the workshop. Participants print their own certificate after registering at CE-Classes.com, entering a keycode, and completing an evaluation form.
Licensed Professionals should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.
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There is no known commercial support for this program.
**More information about obtaining your certificate is available in the “Quiz and CE Certificate” section of this course.